The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Gloucestershire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 34 44 74
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 11 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.82% 1.21% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 1.25% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
Average daily rate £425 £330 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.04% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
365 320 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.59% 96.97% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 177 408
Average daily rate £355 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 21 52
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.88 £23.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Linux Administrator
South West

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Gloucestershire region.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -10 8 £450 +36.36% 2
Cheltenham - 3 £350 -
Linux Administrator
South West

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Perl
2 7 (58.33%) Apache
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) SNMP
4 5 (41.67%) SSH
4 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
4 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
4 5 (41.67%) MySQL
4 5 (41.67%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) HPUX
5 4 (33.33%) Solaris
5 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (33.33%) SAN
5 4 (33.33%) Bourne shell
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Korn
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) Juniper

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SNMP
2 5 (41.67%) SSH
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) SMTP
4 2 (16.67%) LDAP
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) HTTP
5 1 (8.33%) TACACS
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) HPUX
4 4 (33.33%) Solaris
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
1 5 (41.67%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Perl
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 5 (41.67%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Bourne shell
3 4 (33.33%) Korn
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCENT
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Squid
1 2 (16.67%) qmail
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) NFS
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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